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April 28-30, 2011
University of New Mexico Arena - "The Pit"

Avenida Cesar Chavez Blvd. SE (Hwy. 25, exit #223)

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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2010 Gathering of Nations - GENERAL ADMISSIONS
Page Updated: August 07, 2011
Welcome! General Admission will be sold at the door (cash only) April 22nd-24th, 2010 at the University Athletic Complex (Football Field). Miss Indian World Talent Presentation & Show tickets also sold at the Albuquerque Convention Center (Kiva Auditorium), April 22nd, 2010 (Thursday) day of show.
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General Admission


 
*2010 Gathering of Nations Advanced Admission News:   
Native American Lakota star New Re-Entry IS permitted!
Native American Lakota star Tickets will be used for the Miss Indian World Talent Presentation & Show.
Native American Lakota star New A parking fee of $10.00 will be charged by third party (UNM) not GON. Fee will be waived with 4 or more adults in 1 vehicle.

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REMINDER: Discount cards for Dancers and Singers will be mailed around Mid-January 2010 to previously registered dancers and are ONLY redeemable at the Dancer Registration! (Please bring your discount card to receive a reduced rate on two day wristbands during Dancer/ Drum Registration at NW Ticket Office at the UNM Athletic Complex (Football Stadium).
(Please read General Admission Terms and Common Admission Questions below for more Info!)
 
FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR FOR GENERAL ADMISSION:
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 CASH
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NOTE: NO CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS & PERSONAL CHECKS AT THE DOOR!!
    •  READ GENERAL ADMISSIONS INFORMATION AND TERMS
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READ COMMON ADMISSIONS QUESTIONS

2010 GENERAL ADMISSION SALE INFORMATION:

BUY Tickets at THE DOOR for the 2010 Gathering of Nations:

Native American Lakota star Miss Indian World Talent Presentation & Show:
    •  Thursday, April 22, 2010...............................................$12.00
 (* Tickets for the MIW Talent Presentation & Show will be sold at the Albuquerque Convention Center (Kiva Auditorium) ticket Booth at the day of the show. 3rd party parking fees may apply for the Show.)

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One-day Bands: (* In & Out wristband privileges for EACH date(s) below)
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Friday, April 23, 2010 (Powwow, Stage 49, Traders Market).........................$15.00
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Saturday: April 24, 2010 (
Powwow, Stage 49, Traders Market)
.....................$15.00

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Two-day Band: 
(* In & Out wristband  privileges for BOTH April 23 & 24th, 2010)
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Friday & Saturday (Powwow, Stage 49, Traders Market).............................$30.00

Please Continue to read the Terms and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below.

REMINDER: Discount cards for Dancers and Singers will be mailed Mid-January and are ONLY redeemable at the Dancer Registration! (Please bring your discount card to receive a reduced rate on two day wristbands during Dancer/ Drum Registration at NW Ticket Office at the UNM Athletic Complex (Football Stadium).
SUMMARY OF GENERAL ADMISSION INFORMATION AND TERMS:

    All Wrist Band & ticket(s) sales are final and there are no refunds allowed.
    A limited number of Two-day Wrist Bands are available Online. We need to make sure there will be enough for both Dancers and Drums (Singers).
    New Re-Entry IS permitted on ALL One Day and Two Admissions! Wrist bands will be used for Re-Entry for One Day and Two Day Bands Only. Dancers and Drums will be accommodated at Dancer Registration Booth (NW Ticket Office - UNM Football Stadium)
     
Tickets will be used for the Miss Indian World Talent Presentation & Show.
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Wristbands are custom cloth wristbands attached onto the arm using a plastic Slide Lock®. Once locked into place cannot be adjusted or removed without cutting, ensuring that the highest level of security is maintained. 
    New Can I take a shower with Wristbands? Wristbands are made out of a custom cloth so they can get wet. Water will not damage your wristband.
    New What happens if I remove or Cut off the Wristbands? Bands need to be wore AT ALL TIMES at the 2010 Gathering of Nations. IF YOU REMOVE YOUR BAND A NEW BAND WILL NEED TO BE PURCHASED. Bands will be color coded depending on the event days you purchase.
    New How Do I remove  the Wristbands? After the event has finished cut off your wristband with a pair of scissors. Be cautious to cut only the band and not harm yourself.
    All Wrist Band & ticket(s) sales are final and there are no refunds allowed.
    A limited number of Two-day Wrist Bands are available Online. We need to make sure there will be enough for both Dancers and Drums (Singers).
    Tickets and/or wristbands are NOT sent in the mail. 
If you use a Spam and/or Junk email filter please contact us to confirm if the email is legitimate. Also  please be sure to ALLOW email from gatheringofnations.com website, depending on your e-mail provider settings for Junk E-mail will vary, contact your e-mail provider.
    • We are here to help. If you have any questions before or after your order please email us: tickets2010 @ gatheringofnations.com (no spaces). Due to the high volume of request, we will make every attempt to reply; no replies will be made after April 15th, 2010.

 
COMMON ADMISSION QUESTIONS:
(Click any question link for more detailed information or scroll down)

Where / How / When do I buy my ticket and/or wristbands?
I am a Dancer and/or Singer/Drum Group. Do I need to purchase wrist bands?
Are there assigned seats? What type of seating is available?
Are there discounts for Seniors or Children?
Is the UNM Athletic Field wheelchair accessible? Is there handicapped parking?
Parking. Is there a charge?
Can I purchase wristbands or M.I.W. tickets anywhere else?
How many wristbands or M.I.W. tickets can I buy?
Can I go to Powwow Alley, Stage 49, and the Indian Trader's Market Tent?
My plans changed due to circumstances out of my control. Can I get a refund? What are my options?
2 day bands sold out online but I still want guaranteed tickets or wrist bands. What are my options?
I am an approved vendor at GON and purchased additional advance tickets. Where do I go to check in and pick up my tickets?
Where do I get school group tickets?
Where do I get a Press Pass?
Why is the online price higher than the door price?
Who do I contact if I need service or my question is not answered here?

ANSWERS TO COMMON ADMISSION QUESTIONS:

Where / How / When do I buy my ticket and/or wristbands?
You may buy your tickets up at the following times:
FOR POWWOW, STAGE 49 & INDIAN TRADERS MARKET WRISTBANDS:
Native American Lakota star Thursday, April 22nd from 9am-3pm at the UNM Athletic Complex, Avenida Cesar Chavez Blvd., Albuquerque. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: UNM Athletic Complex (PowWow, Indian Traders Market & Stage 49)
Native American Lakota star Friday and Saturday, April 23 & 24th starting at 9am at the UNM Athletic Complex. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: UNM Athletic Complex (PowWow, Indian Traders Market & Stage 49)

Native American Lakota star Advanced tickets can also be purchased, click here for details.

Native American Lakota star VIP Packages only available online, click here for details.

FOR MISS INDIAN WORLD PRESENTATIONS & SHOW:
Native American Lakota star Thursday, April 22nd Ticket and Will Call window opens at 5pm for Miss Indian World Program located downtown, Albuquerque Convention Center - Kiva Auditorium , 401 2nd Street, 3rd party parking fees may apply. DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Kiva Auditorium - (Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations)

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I am a Dancer and/or Singer/Drum Group. Do I need to purchase wrist bands?

Returning dancers and singers with a current address on file with the Gathering of Nations will be sent a special discount card in Mid-January for use at Dancer/Drum  Registration only. REMINDER: Discount cards for Dancers and Singers are ONLY redeemable at the Dancer Registration! Please bring your discount card to receive a reduced rate on two day wristbands during Dancer/ Drum Registration at NW Ticket Office at the UNM Athletic Complex (Football Stadium). All Dancers and Singers/Drum Groups will be accommodated with a two day wristbands at  Dancer/Drum Registration. Each dancer and/or singer/drum group member can also buy 1 additional wristband for another person.

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Are there assigned seats? What type of seating is available?
No, all wristbands are general admission. The UNM Athletic Complex has typical arena style seating with the majority of seating being benches and some being individual seats. For attending Drum groups or Singers, chairs available for rent and/or bring your own chairs.

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Are there discounts for Seniors or Children?
No. Only children 1 year old and under are admitted Free. All wristband sales are monitored and regulated by UNM and other government agencies due to capacity, fire and safety regulations. We are monitored by the space utilized and not the age of attendee! These are restrictions imposed on us and we ask for your understanding for our interest in your safety.

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Is the UNM Athletic Field wheelchair accessible? Is there handicapped parking?
Yes. Wheelchair seating is clearly marked and at the entry level of the UNM Athletic Complex.
Handicapped parking is located in the front of the arena near the main entrance. A parking attendant will  be on site to assist with special needs parking. Wheelchair and Handicapped field access is not permitted except to registered Drum Groups.

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Parking. Is there a charge?
A $10.00 Parking is regulated by UNM or lot owner. Free parking is available at some lots however some lots may charge a parking fee. Fee will be waived with 4 or more adults in 1 vehicle. Again Fees are regulated by the lot owner not the Gathering of Nations.
Fees may also apply at the Miss Indian World Presentation held at downtown at the Albuquerque Convention Center. City or Albuquerque Convention Fees apply.

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Can I purchase wrist bands or M.I.W. tickets anywhere else?
No! General wrist bands for the 2010 Gathering of Nations are ONLY sold at the door or if you wish to purchase advanced tickets, click here. Miss Indian World (M.I.W.) tickets are also available at the door at the Albuquerque Convention Center. MIW tickets can also be purchased in advanced, click here. Only Miss Indian World tickets available at the Convention Center, No PowWow tickets.

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How many wristbands or M.I.W. tickets can I buy?

    •  You may buy AS MANY wristbands and/or tickets as you wish (subject to availability).
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You also may buy as many Miss Indian World (M.I.W.) tickets as you wish at the doors (subject to availability).

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Can I go to Powwow Alley, Stage 49, and the Indian Trader's Market Tent?
Yes, once inside, you may go anywhere in the Public is permitted in the stadium, Powwow Alley, Indian Trader's Market tent, and Stage 49 are all included with general admission.

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My plans changed due to circumstances out of my control. Can I get a refund? What are my options?
Ticket sales are administered by and regulated by other entities. We are not allowed to give refunds under any circumstances, but YOU MAY give your ticket(s) to anyone you choose.

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2 day bands sold out online but I still want guaranteed tickets or wrist bands. What are my options?
You may optionally order a Friday and Saturday One-Day wristband(s) online with same privileges as a two day, advanced guaranteed purchase with credit card. Cash only at the door!
If 2-day bands ARE available after all dancers, singers, and drum groups have been accommodated, 1-Day wristbands for Friday AND Saturday may be exchanged for a 2 day wristband at our discretion and subject to availability! Please click here for advance purchase information.

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I am an approved vendor at GON and purchased additional advance tickets. Where do I go to check in and pick up my tickets?
Yes, check in at vendor registration at the NE Ticket Office. Additional tickets may be purchased at the door or in advanced, click here.

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Where do I get school group tickets?
The special K-12 school rate of $7 per person is only available on Friday, April 23rd, 2010 at the main ticket window. Purchase orders issued by the school are accepted at the main ticket window. SCHOOL TICKETS ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN ADVANCED!

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Where do I get a Press Pass?
Press Passes are limited and are available at the Press Window located at the NE Ticket Window. All Press MUST register and show LEGIMATE Press Credentials! Press does not have IN and OUT privileges, you must register daily!

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Why is the online price higher than the door price?
The cost of accepting, processing, and fulfilling online orders is higher. To cover heavy administrative costs and 3rd party fees associated with advance tickets or wrist bands and due to restrictions placed on us, a per ticket service fee applies for online sales. $1 per ticket and/or wristband benefits the G.O.N. Native American Academic Scholarship Foundation at the University of New Mexico. Ticket prices also include 50 cents per ticket UNM facility fee, online credit card processing fees, and 3rd party administrative fees.
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Native American Lakota star Ticket proceeds benefit: Head Staff and Invited Drums, Renting the Arena, Dance & Drum Competition, Hiring hundreds of staff & security, Tents & Multimedia rental, Utilities & Facility expenses,
G.O.N. Academic Scholarship Foundation,
and more.
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